Miata Jones was born in Liberia and raised in Northern Virginia. She is the middle child of 3 girls. She attended Spelman College and obtained her degree in International Studies with a concentration in Third World Politics.
After graduation, Miata worked for Alion Science and Technology and a contractor for The World Bank group for six and a half years, before coming on staff with Grace Covenant Church. Coming on staff was a sort of homecoming in that she has attended Grace for over 10 plus years and served for the last 6 years. She loves God, Loves to worship and is passionate creating unobstructed environments where people [young and older] can meet and be changed by the king of kings and lord of lords.